Guided by Justice and Compassion

  • New song – Compassionate Country

    New song – Compassionate Country

    Linda Simpson has written a new song Compassionate Country about Australia’s treatment of refugees.   Linda says I would be honored if you would listen to it and if you thought it appropriate to Share by any means possible I would be deeply grateful. It is a message of hope & gratitude to those,… whoRead more

  • Write To Be Heard – Release all children from immigration detention

    Write To Be Heard – Release all children from immigration detention

    At the end of October 2014, 726 children were detained by Australia in immigration detention facilities. The Write To Be Heard campaign is asking you to urgently write to MPs and demand the release of all children from immigration detention facilities. Bryan Brown responds to news that children are to be released from mainland andRead more

  • Sydney Peace Prize 2014 – Julian Burnside

    2014 Sydney Peace Prize awarded to Julian Burnside AO QC “Boat people are not illegal;… our politicians have persuaded us to tolerate – even to reward – cruelty…” Julian Burnside’s inspiring lecture is available on line on ABC Big Ideas Listen to Julian Burnside’s interview on ABC Sunday Profile 7 November 2014Read more

  • Why the Asylum Caseload Legacy Bill should be opposed.

    Summary of Corinne Grant’s interview with Daniel Webb from the Human Rights Law Centre about the sweeping changes proposed in the Asylum Caseload Legacy Bill Watch: Interview with Corrine Grant and Daniel WebbRead more

  • New BMRSG Documents

    The following documents have been recently published by BMRSG, just click on the links below: BMRSG Submission to the Senate Committee relating to the proposed Migration and Maritime Powers Legislation Amendment (Resolving the Asylum Legacy Caseload) Bill 2014 currently before parliament.BMRSG’s conclusion to this submission was: “This is a pernicious and morally offensive bill which,Read more

  • BMRSG Annual Report 2013-14

    Over the last year the BMRSG has continued to provide weekly practical and emotional support to numerous refugees and asylum seekers in detention and in the community. To be able to do this we have maintained our fundraising activities and our collection and delivery of goods to the families and individuals we have been assisting.Read more

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